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By Karen Kerschen

A biography approximately Chile's mythical musician & artist, who championed her nation's rustic customs, songs and dances opposed to a present of modernization. She left a legacy of music of social justice & the respect of humble roots. As a visible artist, Violeta Parra used to be the 1st Latin American to benefit a solo convey within the Louvre. a girl of significant ardour, she paid tragically for her choices.

Advance compliment from Marjorie Agosin, Wellesley university, writer of Violeta Parra, Santa de Pura Greda:
Karen Kerschen has given readers & admirers of Violeta Parra a rare publication that mixes a desirable biography of Chile's most excellent people singer in addition to poetical perception into Violeta's passionate, tumultuous existence and creativity. this is often doubtless, the main entire and complex paintings ever dedicated to Violeta Parra, an icon of cultural background within the Americas.

This bio used to be an soaking up, spell binding learn. Violeta used to be a desirable examine in contradictions, now not bodily appealing yet wealthy in spirit and feelings, she may suck the oxygen out of a room. Ferociously loving violeta can be a tricky antagonist. frequently affected by poverty, she nonetheless was once exgtaordinarily giving and beneficiant. in the course of turbulence she can be serene and concentrated. She was once so artistic and flexible, her premature finish used to be virtually a required end to a lifestyles consistently lived at the facet. It’s too undesirable she fell off, yet she wouldn’t have it the other manner. She could have been a star, yet she was once before everything a humans individual. thanks for sharing the ebook and Violeta with me and the studying public.
Sam Kostman
Educator
NY, NY

As a psychologist operating as a relations therapist, i discovered the nature advancements remarkable. I "could no longer placed it down" as booklet reviewers say. It was once a time and heritage I knew little approximately; now i need to understand more!
Jay Asher, Ed.D., LMHC
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Violeta Parra made me ask yourself at what aspect ardour turns into obsession.
Stan Salkil
Shawnee, OK

I simply accomplished the booklet final evening. i used to be so moved.
You did an exceptional Job!
Nina Serrano
Poet
Oakland, CA

Thank you for penning this ebook. You’ve given me much more of her to paintings with. i like you!
JoJo Sena de Tarnoff
(performs Violeta Parra repertoire)
Teatro Paraguas
Santa Fe, NM

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